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DCP-LETT-1826

Summary

Table of measurements of heights, lengths of body parts, and weight, made on Indian tigers in 1831, 1832, and 1853.

Author:  Walter Elliot
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 205.10: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1826

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Smith, William. 1826. On Dahlias. [Read 5 December 1826.] Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London 7 (1830): 141–67.

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  • … Smith, William. 1826. On Dahlias. [ …
  • … Read 5 December 1826. ] Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London 7 (1830): 141– …

From Caroline Darwin   [27 February 1826]

Summary

Theatre at Shrewsbury.

Spark’s death.

Harry [Henry Allen] Wedgwood will make the circuit for the first time at the forthcoming assizes.

Author:  Caroline Sarah Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [27 Feb 1826]
Classmark:  DAR 204.2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-24

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  • … From Caroline Darwin   [27 February 1826] …
  • … DAR 204.2 Caroline Sarah Darwin [Shrewsbury] [27 Feb 1826] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Scenes of the Rhine, Belgium and Holland (1826) ‘all of which have been much esteemed’ ( …
  • … the Theatre-Royal, Edinburgh on 4 March 1826. Joseph Corbett. An Anti-Slavery Society had …
  • … Wedgwood was called to the Bar 10 February 1826. Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Batty, amateur …

Lister, Thomas Henry. 1826. Granby. 3 vols. London.

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  • … Lister, Thomas Henry. 1826. Granby. 3 vols. London. 1 …

Murray, Lindley (1745–1826)

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  • … Lindley Murray 1745–1826 Grammarian. DAB ODNB 1 Grammarian …

Grant, Daniel (b. 1826)

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  • … Daniel Grant b. 1826 Printer and politician. …

Stengel, K. G. W. (1826–1905)

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  • … Karl Gustav Wihelm Stengel 1826–1905 German botanist. …

From John Price   [July 1826]

Summary

Tells CD he is recovering from the illness with which he was afflicted when CD visited.

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [July 1826]
Classmark:  DAR 204.3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-32

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  • … From John Price   [July 1826] …
  • … DAR 204.3 John Price unstated [July 1826] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … expected return to Shrewsbury make the summer of 1826 a probable date. According to his ‘ …
  • … Wales with Nathan Hubbersty in mid-June of 1826 (see Correspondence vol.  1, Appendix I). …

To Caroline Darwin   8 April [1826]

Summary

CD is studying the Bible, likes the gospels best.

Glad he stayed for T. C. Hope’s lectures on electricity.

Is running short of funds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin
Date:  8 Apr [1826]
Classmark:  Copy
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-30

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  • … To Caroline Darwin   8 April [1826] …
  • … Copy Charles Robert Darwin unstated 8 Apr [1826] Caroline Sarah Darwin …
  • … but the letter is clearly an answer to the letter from Caroline Darwin, [22 March 1826] . …

To Susan Darwin   29 January [1826]

Summary

Sends thanks to all for their letters.

News of dining and theatre at Edinburgh.

CD will learn to stuff birds from "a blackamoor".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Date:  29 Jan [1826]
Classmark:  DAR 19: 3–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-22

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  • … To Susan Darwin   29 January [1826] …
  • … DAR 19: 3–4 Charles Robert Darwin Edinburgh 29 Jan [1826] Susan Elizabeth Darwin …
  • … Dr Andrew Duncan, the elder. Lister 1826. Ure 1823, p.  598. The article on ‘Nitrogen’ …
  • … p.  112). Samuel Parr Eyre died 1 February 1826 ( Shrewsbury School Register ). Identified …

To Caroline Darwin   6 January 1826

Summary

CD comments on lectures and lecturers at Edinburgh.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin
Date:  6 Jan 1826
Classmark:  Copy
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-20

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  • … To Caroline Darwin   6 January 1826
  • … Copy Charles Robert Darwin Edinburgh 6 Jan 1826 Caroline Sarah Darwin …
  • … Edinburgh. Jan.  6 th . | 1826— My dear Caroline, Many thanks for your very entertaining …
  • … of zoological and botanical observations made in 1826. A notebook in DAR 118 of zoological …
  • … University of Edinburgh on 27 March 1827 (not 1826, as CD states in the Autobiography , …

From E. A. Darwin   10 October [1826]

Summary

Medical studies in London. Compares lectures and students at London and Edinburgh. Comments on the cost of dissection.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Oct [1826]
Classmark:  AL
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-35

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  • … From E.  A.  Darwin   10 October [1826] …
  • … AL Erasmus Alvey Darwin London, Chapel St West, 4 10 Oct [1826] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … School of Anatomy from Charles Bell in 1826. Latakia, a Syrian tobacco from Latakia. …

Cassini, Henri. 1826–34. Opuscules phytologiques. 3 vols. Paris: F. G. Levrault.

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  • … Cassini, Henri. 1826–34. Opuscules phytologiques. 3 vols. Paris: F. G. Levrault. NC …

Constable, William George. 1927. John Flaxman, 1755–1826. London: University of London Press.

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  • … William George. 1927. John Flaxman, 1755–1826. London: University of London Press. 7 …

Lesson, René Primevère and Garnot, Prosper. 1826–30. Zoologie. In Duperrey, Louis Isidore, Voyage autour du monde, sur la corvette de sa majesté La Coquille, pendant les années 1822–5. 2 vols. in 3 and atlas. Paris. 1826–30.

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  • … Lesson, René Primevère and Garnot, Prosper. 1826–30. Zoologie. In Duperrey, Louis Isidore, …
  • … majesté La Coquille, pendant les années 1822–5. 2 vols. in 3 and atlas. Paris. 1826–30. 3 …

Bellot, Hugh Hale. 1929. University College London, 1826-1926. London: University of London Press.

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  • … Hugh Hale. 1929. University College London, 1826-1926. London: University of London Press. …

Ross, James Clark. 1826. Zoology. Appendix, pp. 91–120, of Parry, William Edward, Journal of a third voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1824–25, in His Majesty’s Ships Hecla and Fury. London. 1826.

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  • … Ross, James Clark. 1826. Zoology. Appendix, pp. 91–120, of Parry, William Edward, Journal …
  • … performed in the years 1824–25, in His Majesty’s Ships Hecla and Fury. London. 1826. 6 …

Rüppell, Eduard, 1826–8. 1845. Systematische Uebersicht der Vögel Nord-Ost- Afrikas. Frankfurt-am-Main.

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  • … Rüppell, Eduard, 1826–8. 1845. Systematische Uebersicht der Vögel Nord-Ost- Afrikas. …

Brewster, David. 1826. Results of the thermometrical observations made at Leith Fort, every hour of the day and night, during the whole of the years 1824 and 1825. [Read 23 January 1826.] Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 10: 362-88; Edinburgh Journal of Science n.s. 5: 18–32.

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  • … Brewster, David. 1826. Results of the thermometrical observations made at Leith Fort, …
  • … of the years 1824 and 1825. [Read 23 January 1826. ] Transactions of the Royal Society of …

Hubbersty, Nathan (1803–81)

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  • … Nathan Hubbersty 1803–81 B.A. , St John’s College, Cambridge, 1826. Assistant master at …
  • … Shrewsbury School, c. 1826–8. Headmaster of Wirksworth Grammar School, 1832–51. Alum. …
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Philip Gidley King

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King was born in Parramatta, New South Wales on 31 October 1817, son of Captain Phillip Parker King and Harriett (Lethbridge). His grandfather, also named Philip Gidley King, had been governor of New South Wales. As a child, King travelled to England with…

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  • … and in 1824-5 attended school near Deptford in London. From 1826 to1830 he sailed under his father’s …

George Peacock

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George Peacock was born 9 April 1791 in Denton near Darlington in Yorkshire. He was the son of a clergyman, the Rev. Thomas Peacock, curate of Denton for 50 years and school master. George was educated at Sedbergh School, Cumbria and Richmond School in…

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  • … as deacon, then priest and became Vicar of Wymewold in 1826. In 1839 he was appointed Dean of Ely …

Boat Memory

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Boat Memory was one of the indigenous people from Tierra del Fuego brought back to England by Robert FitzRoy in 1830, but he remains as ghostly a figure as his name. What he was called by his own people is unknown, but the name Boat Memory, chosen by…

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  • … Majesty’s ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836.  [Edited by Robert FitzRoy.] …

Richard Matthews

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Richard Matthews was 21 years old when he stepped aboard the Beagle, destined for a lonely career as a missionary in Tierra del Fuego. The Church Missionary Society had arranged for him to accompany the three Fuegians (Fuegia Basket, Jemmy Button, and York…

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  • … Majesty’s ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836.  [Edited by Robert FitzRoy.] …

York Minster (Elleparu)

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York Minster was known as Elleparu among the Alakaluf, or canoe people from the western part of Tierra del Fuego. He was captured by FitzRoy in 1830 after one the small boats used for surveying the narrow inlets of the coast of Tierra del Fuego had been…

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  • … Majesty’s ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836.  [Edited by Robert FitzRoy.] …

Fuegia Basket (Yokcushlu)

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Fuegia Basket was known as Yokcushlu among the Alakaluf, or canoe people from the western part of Tierra del Fuego. She was one of the hostages seized by Robert FitzRoy, after the small boat used for surveying the narrow inlets of the coast of Tierra del…

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  • … Majesty’s ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836.  [Edited by Robert FitzRoy.] …

Jemmy Button (Orundellico)

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Jemmy Button was known as Orundellico among the Yahgan, or canoe people of the southern part of Tierra del Fuego.  He was the fourth hostage taken by FitzRoy in 1830 following the theft of the small surveying boat. This fourteen-year old boy was called…

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  • … Majesty’s ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836.  [Edited by Robert FitzRoy.] …